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Tip Sheets 2013

Tip sheets briefly summarize newsworthy activities of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). Reporters should contact Justine Reisinger (312-386-8802 and jreisinger@cmap.illinois.gov) or Hillary Green (312-386-8619 and hgreen@cmap.illinois.gov) for more information.

12-18-13

Our tip sheet from December 18, 2013 includes information on a new Regional Freight Leadership Task Force, proposed national pilot program, CMAP's relaunched website, and more.

9-19-13

Our tip sheet from September 19, 2013 includes information on new Community Data Snapshots for the region's 284 municipalities and seven counties, a toolkit to plan for the arts, a recent freight-manufacturing nexus report, and more. 

8-14-13

Our tip sheet from August 14, 2013 includes information on a new economic development incentives report, a recent foreclosure settlement award to benefit housing planning in the region, recent additions to CMAP's GO TO 2040 case studies library, the allocation of Transportation Alternatives Program funding, and the GO TO 2040 comment period. 

7-18-13

Our tip sheet from July 18, 2013 includes information on an ongoing Policy Updates series on tax policy indicators, CMAP's Climate Adaptation Guidebook for Municipalities in the Chicago Region, efforts to support sustainable local food systems in Lake County, and the recent call for projects through CMAP's LTA program and the Regional Transportation Authority's Community Planning Program.

6-21-13

Our tip sheet from June 21, 2013 includes information on the growth of new multifamily rental permits and construction in the suburbs, the building momentum of our congestion pricing campaign, LTA parking projects, expansion of Bus Rapid Transit in the region, and more.

5-22-13

Our tip sheet from May 22, 2013 includes information on the 2014 CMAP and Regional Transportation Authority call for community-based projects, analysis of proposed motor fuel sales tax swap, and more.

4-24-13

Our tip sheet from April 24, 2013 includes information on the launch of a community-led plan for Chinatown, a new CMAP toolkit to help communities plan for the physical character of development, and more.

3-20-13

Our tip sheet from March 20, 2013 includes information on findings in new Regional Manufacturing Cluster report, upcoming highlights of American Planning Association national conference in Chicago, and more.

2-22-13

Our tip sheet includes information on next week's Regional Manufacturing Cluster Drill-Down Forum, our latest GO TO 2040 implementation report, and more.

1-23-13

Our tip sheet from January 23, 2013 includes information on the American Planning Association honoring CMAP with a national planning award; analysis of housing trends in Metropolitan Chicago; news on Local Technical Assistance projects in Addison and Waukegan; and more.

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